Narrative:Damaged in takeoff accident on the frozen water of a reservoir. The Catalina failed to become airborne and struck the reservoir's bank.
|Date:||Friday 12 January 1945|
|Type:||Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina|
|Operator:||United States Navy|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Glomel ( France)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
» US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Atlantic War / Ragnar Ragnarsson
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.